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    A THIRTY-SIX PIECE GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO. VICTORIAN SILVER GILT VANITY SET
    Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co., Ltd., Birmingham, England, circa 1896-1897
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), G & S CO LD, GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS COMPANY LTD, 112 REGENT ST W
    30 inches high (76.2 cm) (mirror)

    Provenance:
    From the Estate of Rubye E. Morgan

    Each piece of the set marked with engraved crest of crossed leaves, the set comprising:
    6 rectangular trays;
    6 cut glass silver gilt mounted jars;
    5 brushes;
    4 rectangular lidded boxes;
    2 lidded canisters;
    2 combs;
    2 button hooks;
    2 hooks;
    2 large rectangular boxes;
    1 triptych wood and gilt mounted mirror;
    1 velvet and gilt rectangular box;
    1 comb;
    1 hand mirror;
    1 curling iron.
    36 Total





    Condition Report*: Two pieces of mirror with removable pins, finial detached from one pin, mirror can be taken apart, overall wear commensurate with age and indicative of handling and use, well preserved.
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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    5th Tuesday
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